David M. Piccolo, B.B.A., J.D.

Email: david.piccolo@taxchambers.ca

Tel: 416-847-7300

David M. Piccolo | Tax Partner in Toronto

David M. Piccolo is a Canadian lawyer practicing taxation in Toronto, Canada. As a tax lawyer in Toronto, David is admitted to practice law in Ontario.

David received his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he was the recipient of the Ronald Robertson Q.C. Memorial Tax Prize for the best research paper for the seminar in Tax Policy. David holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business, York University.

David has authored a number of papers in the field of tax law which have been published in The Supreme Court Law Review and The LSN Tax Law: Practitioner Series.

Reported Cases

  • Palangio v R. 2013 FCA 268
  • Martin v R. 2014 TCC 50

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  • “A Review of Rectification in a Post-Fairmont World” Tax Advocate, TaxNetPro, September 2018.
  • “Rectification – 2012 Update” Carswell, TaxNetPro, September 2012.
  • “A Guide to Using Pension Income Splitting, (2009)” 9:1 LSN Tax Law: Practitioner Series (http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1305969) – a guide to the tax planning opportunities provided by pension income splitting in Canada.
  • Co-Author, Reviving the Modern Rule in the Interpretation of Tax Statutes: Baby Steps Taken in Canada Trustco, Mathew, Placer Dome and Imperial Oil, (2007) 38 Supreme Court Law Review 519-556 – an analysis of the Supreme Court of Canada’s past and present approach on statutory interpretation of tax statutes.

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